Living Museum of the Great Western Railway

Welcome to Didcot Railway Centre

See our unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics based around the original 1930s engine shed

Re-opening Update

We are open at weekends and Wednesdays. We are resuming activities safely, gradually and in accordance with government guidelines. All tickets must be booked in advance.

Numbers will be limited to ensure the safety of visitors and staff. Book your Open-Air Discovery Day tickets for Wed 15 July.

Steam trains resume on weekends and Wednesdays from Saturday 18 July. Book your Summer Steam Day tickets now.  

12/7/20

Help us celebrate our 60th Anniversary in style by returning 1466, our first loco, to steam in time for 2021

Open Air Discovery Day - social distancing - Just to say thank you for a really well organised visit today. Excellent static displays, great distancing safe measures, very friendly team. Well done all.

- 7 July 2020

What's on today - Thursday 16 Jul 2020

We are open for Open-Air Discovery Days on Wednesday 15 July.

We are resuming activities safely, gradually and in accordance with government guidelines. All tickets must be booked in advance.

Steam trains resume on weekends and Wednesdays from Saturday 18 July. Book your Summer Steam Day tickets now.  

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